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Lead Cost Engineer

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/07/2019
  • Duration: 1 year
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The Role:
Role: to provide in house project control services, by managing the cost function of the project.

Key Responsibilities:
* Management and control of the project budget;
* Liaise with all managers to ascertain costs and schedule impact of trends and changes;
* Preparation of data for monthly and regular costing reporting;
* Supervision of trend and scope change programme;
* Supervision of cost control team;
* Preparation of the Cost Engineering procedures;
* Advice to the Project Controls Manager and Project team of results of cost data analysis;
* Monitor and maintain the EPCM and management forecasts;
* Maintain the project risk register;
* Supervise regular cost reviews and prepare data for inclusion in the Definitive Estimate;
* Prepare detailed commitment and cash flows;
* Coordinate with peers as required in contracts, procurement, construction, detailed engineering office in Poland, and Moscow office.

The Company:
Our client - International Company specialised in mining of copper and the development of new copper mining projects is looking for a Lead Cost Engineer to take part in one of the top 10 undeveloped greenfield copper projects globally, located in the Far East region of Russia.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Bachelor Degree in Finance, Engineering, or Construction Management preferred;
* 5+ years of Project Cost Engineering experience;
* Experience in all phases of project implementation from feasibility study to commissioning and start-up;
* Proven capability to undertake all aspects of project controls;
* Proficient with project controls specialist software and generic database & spreadsheet software;
* Ability to perform effectively under pressure, manage competing priorities, and achieve project deadlines;
* Language: English speaking, reading and writing
* Self-motivated and capable of working with minimum direct supervision and adapting to changing circumstances.

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